The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Wales / West Wales
Rank 15 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 10.20% - 3.96%
As % of the Applications category 90.91% - 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £460 - £140
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £12.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Applications Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
11 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 11.22% - 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Median daily rate £479 - £140
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £12.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Wales region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the West Wales region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the West Wales region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea - 10 £460 -
MS Office
Wales

MS Office
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Wales region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (75.00%) SAP
2 9 (75.00%) ISEB
2 9 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
4 5 (41.67%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 10

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) UAT Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Testing Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) ISEB
1 9 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) SAP